Major Employers

As of the fourth quarter of 2018, GEICO remains the largest private sector employer in Stafford, with more than 4,000+ employees. Other top employers in Stafford County with more than 1,000 employees include the Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Defense and Wal-Mart Associates. The food service distributor McLane Mid Atlantic and Stafford Hospital – Mary Washington Healthcare each employ over 500 employees. Greencore continues to grow year-over-year with now over 300 employees. High-tech firms such as Davis Defense, Intuit, Patricio Enterprises, and SimVentions are among other top employers in Stafford County. The high-technology industry generally creates jobs with wages that are much higher than average; employment in the industry is also expected to grow faster in Stafford compared to non-high-tech industries.

Company* Product/Service Employees
GEICO Insurance 4,000+
U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations Government 2,000+
Wal-Mart Retail 1,000+
McLane Mid-Atlantic Inc. Trucking 500+
Stafford Hospital Center Hospital 500+
Greencore Grocery 300+
Hilldrup Moving & Storage Trucking 300+
Intuit Merchant Wholesaler 300+
Patricio Enterprises, Inc. Business Solutions 300+
SimVentions Cybersecurity 300+

Source: Virginia Employment Commission

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